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Average Salary for University of Maryland (UMD) Employees

Operating out of College Park, Maryland, University of Maryland (UMD) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Research Scientist. The average employee at University of Maryland (UMD) takes home $66K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for University of Maryland (UMD) workers, followed by where you live and your experience level. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

University of Maryland (UMD) typically pays:
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Employer: University of Maryland (UMD)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$49,563 - $103,354  
[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$50,165 - $101,930  
Total Pay$49,563 - $103,354  
[+]Research Scientist (3)
$42,063 - $110,431  
[+]Research Scientist (3)
Salary$42,862 - $102,672  
Total Pay$42,063 - $110,431  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (2)
$38,010 - $64,297  
[+]Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization (2)
Salary$39,775 - $66,736  
Total Pay$38,010 - $64,297  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
$89,447 - $214,392  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
Salary$90,141 - $210,989  
Total Pay$89,447 - $214,392  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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University of Maryland (UMD) Details

1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


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Bringing in the most money are Professors — their earnings average approximately $145K. Research Scientists are a close second at $77K along with Assistant Professors (around $66K) and Business Managers (about $54K). Financial compensation for Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators is rather low — only $50K — relative to the rest of the company.


Residents of Baltimore pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $104K annually; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($87K) and the company's headquarter city of College Park (around $58K). The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at approximately $87K per year.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $51K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of University of Maryland (UMD) employees (28 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn $63K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at University of Maryland (UMD) come out on top, and their salaries approach about $97K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Research Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $85K. A garden variety skill at University of Maryland (UMD) is Program Management; close to one-eighth of University of Maryland (UMD)'s people use it regularly. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Grant Writing, Data Analysis, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only two in five workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At University of Maryland (UMD), a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

57 %
43 %
$35,250 - $81,389
$25,175 - $100,944
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$35,250 - $90,000
$66,866 - $102,047

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